Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

Former Aberdeen trio Scott McKenna, Lewis Ferguson and Calvin Ramsay may begin towards TurkeyVenue: Diyarbakir Stadyumu, Diyarbakir Date: Wednesday, 16 November Kick-off: 17:00 GMTCoverage: Stay commentary on BBC Radio Scotland MW, Further & Digital, stay textual content on BBC Sport on-line.

Andy Robertson says Liverpool team-mate Calvin Ramsay has “a large future forward of him” and the potential to grow to be a Scotland stalwart.

Proper-back Ramsay is poised to make his debut towards Turkey on Wednesday – per week after the 19-year-old’s first begin for the Premier League membership.

Scotland captain Robertson believes his club-mate has “big potential”.

“Clearly Liverpool noticed that and that is why they purchased him,” he mentioned of the participant offered by Aberdeen in June.

“He would not appear fazed by numerous issues and takes every little thing in his stride – that is credit score to him. Everybody at Liverpool is happy to see how far he can go and I am certain everybody in Scotland is identical.”

Ramsay’s progress at Liverpool since his £4.2m change was hampered initially by damage, however he made his first-team debut as a late substitute within the 2-0 Champions League win over Napoli earlier this month earlier than beginning their EFL Cup win over Derby County.

He should compete with Everton’s Nathan Patterson, Brentford’s Aaron Hickey and Celtic’s Anthony Ralston for Scotland caps – and their absence from the present squad has handed him his alternative in Diyarbakir.

In the meantime at Anfield, England’s Trent Alexander-Arnold offers robust competitors.

“He is arising towards the world’s finest right-back in Trent, however since he is been again in coaching, he is been coaching very well and clearly received his reward together with his debut,” Robertson mentioned. “He’ll be in search of extra sport time – that is the way you study and develop.

“I do know he is excited being concerned within the Scotland camp and I am certain he’ll be concerned in much more for a few years to return.”

Josh Doig has impressed with Hellas Verona, after the 20-year-old’s summer season transfer from Hibernian, to extend the competitors for Robertson’s personal left-back position, whereas former Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson has shone with Serie A rivals Bologna, the place Hickey made his title after leaving Hearts.

“Once you go overseas, or work with overseas managers, you see a special manner of soccer,” Robertson mentioned.

“Once you cope with totally different international locations, totally different cultures, it will possibly develop them a lot. It is good for us that lads do effectively in numerous leagues.

“All these gamers are attempting various things and it will possibly solely be factor for Scottish soccer as an entire.”

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